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"Progress" led ISS to a new orbit

June 30 2005

With the engine cargo spacecraft "Progress" ISS raised to two and a half kilometers. The whole operation took place in the automatic mode and took about five minutes.

In the Mission Control Center told: the station, making the turns around the planet every day lowered by 100 meters. Increased risk of collision with space debris.

In addition, the correction of the orbit needed to ensure optimal conditions for docking with an American space shuttle.

Recall that the start of the shuttle Discovery is scheduled for July 13, according to NTV.

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